Bachelor Of Science In Applied Mathematics And Statistics
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Be a Problem-Solver with a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Mathematics and Statistics

How do we create a robotic arm that can make movements precise enough to fit one piece of equipment to another with very minute deviations in position? Can we measure the future success of a product based on measuring the amount of likes and comments on social media? Problems like these and many more are just part of what someone with a degree in applied mathematics and statistics might solve.

Gain the mathematic knowledge and skills for endless educational opportunities by pursuing a B.S. in Applied Mathematics and Statistics from Liberty University. Through this degree, you will be equipped with the skills necessary for careers in data analytics, finance, government, business, and technology contexts. By adding the actuarial cognate, you will be better prepared for actuarial exams, internships, and employment. 

So what are you waiting for? You want a lucrative career, and you need a valuable skill set to get you there. Pursuing our actuarial mathematics degree means gaining the knowledge and tools needed to work in a variety of rewarding fields.


Why Choose Liberty’s Bachelor’s in Applied Mathematics and Statistics Degree?

At Liberty, we want you to earn a degree that prepares you with the foundational knowledge you need to succeed in your chosen career field. The great thing about a degree in applied mathematics is that it offers you a diverse range of careers and disciplines. We want you to learn from the best professors in the best degree program so you’re prepared to start your career upon graduation or apply to the graduate school of your choice. Plus, we want to help you learn ethical principles from a Christian perspective.

So what do we love about our mathematics program? Our professors— are professionals in their field. They have real-life experience and related graduate and doctoral level degrees. Not only that, but they are excited to pour into your life and are available to support, mentor, and encourage you throughout your academic journey with us. They are looking to the future and have designed this degree to prepare you for the latest career opportunities available.

Another exciting aspect of our degrees is that we teach all our courses from a Christian perspective. Your math and business courses will be integrated with biblical principles so you can start your career as a professional with Christian values and ethics.


What Will You Learn in Our Applied Mathematics and Statistics Bachelor’s Degree?

As part of your B.S. in Applied Mathematics and Statistics degree, you will complete courses in English, math, and research as well as courses teaching Christian principles. These courses will help guide you through your professional life no matter what career path you take. We also desire to provide you with a specific skill set related to your calling in life.

With a major in applied mathematics and statistics, you’ll take all the core courses you need to set yourself up for success in any math-based field. Your courses will include topics like probability, linear regression, and financial mathematics. You will also go into numerical techniques for problems such as interpolation, approximation, numerical differentiation and integration, and differential equations. A degree in applied mathematics and statistics will provide you with an education that has less theory-driven courses and more courses that focus on statistics.

Plus, our actuarial cognate provides further specialized training to help you succeed in the world of business and finance. Some of your courses will cover financial and managerial accounting, corporate finances, marketing, investments, application programming, and economics.

View the Degree Completion Plan (coming soon), and check out our featured courses below to learn more about what you’ll be studying.

Featured Courses

MATH 221 – Applied Linear Algebra

MATH 304 – Financial Mathematics

MATH 311 – Probability & Statistics I

  • MATH 402 – Linear Regression

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Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics and Statistics – Actuarial

Liberty University’s B.S. in Applied Mathematics and Statistics – Actuarial degree will equip you with the math skills and ability to succeed in the world of business, finance, and insurance. You will also have the basic skills to pursue a job in a variety of other fields that will be able to use your applied math and actuarial abilities.

Career Opportunities

  • Actuary (needs actuarial exams)
  • Applied mathematics advisor
  • Data analyst
  • Mathematician
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • National Security Agency
  • Operations researcher
  • Programmer
  • Statistician
  • Statistics engineer

Highlights of Our Applied Mathematics and Statistics Bachelor’s Degree

  • Actuarial math is the fastest growing area in mathematics.
  • All professors have real-life experience in the field and teach courses from a biblical worldview.
  • Learn how to solve problems with math that is focused on creating solutions.
  • Students are well prepared to work in business, finance, or insurance.
  • The program is managed according to the Society of Actuary’s standards.

Applied Mathematics and Statistics Degree Information

Career Opportunities for Applied Mathematics and Statistics Bachelor’s Graduates

  • Actuary (needs actuarial exams)
  • Applied mathematics advisor
  • Data analyst
  • Mathematician
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • National Security Agency
  • Operations researcher
  • Programmer
  • Statistician
  • Statistics engineer

Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Degrees

Every application is reviewed by the admission committee on a case-by-case basis, meaning there are no set minimums for acceptance. However, all applicants must submit the following documents* for admission:

  • Admission application
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official college transcripts (if applicable)
  • SAT, ACT, or CLT scores
  • Admission essay

*Note that additional documentation may be requested by the admission committee after your application has been received.